Montgomery named to Academic All-District baseball team

Montgomery named to Academic All-District baseball team

DALLAS, Texas --- Tusculum University catcher Nate Montgomery has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Academic All-District III Baseball first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Montgomery will advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot with the winners being announced later this month.  The Academic All-District 3 team is selected from nominees representing all colleges and universities in the South Atlantic Conference, Conference Carolinas and Peach Belt Conference.

Montgomery, a senior from Geneva, Illinois has a 3.81 cumulative grade point average while majoring in sport management.  He is a member of the SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll, Tusculum Athletic Director Roll, Dean's List, President's List and Charles Oliver Gray Honors List.

He earned All-Conference honors behind the plate on two occasions including this year where he was an All-SAC second team choice.  He finished second on the roster with this .358 batting average and finished with the team-lead in hits (68), RBI (480 and putouts (373).  He was second with 12 doubles and tied for second with four home runs.  Montgomery tallied a season-long 13-game hitting streak and closed out his collegiate career hitting safely in his final seven contests.

In his 100-game career with the Pioneers, he posted a .337 batting average and totaled 126 hits, 66 runs, 23 doubles, five home runs and 86 RBI.  His 26 times being hit by a pitch are tied for fourth in TU history and his 667 career putouts are sixth in the Tusculum record book.

Tusculum finished the season with a 30-21 record and tied for third place in the South Atlantic Conference.

The Google Cloud Academic All-America® programs are partially financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2018-19 Divisions II and III Academic All-America® programs. The NAIA Google Cloud Academic All-America® program is partially financially supported through the NAIA national office.

 

2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District III Baseball First Team

(Conference Carolinas, Peach Belt Conference, South Atlantic Conference)

FIRST TEAM               

Pos.

Name

School

GPA

Yr.

Major

P

Ethan Elliott

Lincoln Memorial

3.43

Sr.

Exercise Science

P

Matt Rogers

Young Harris

3.93

Sr.

Business & Public Policy

P

Greg Valentine

Carson-Newman

3.92

Sr.

Business

C

Nate Montgomery

Tusculum

3.81

Sr.

Sport Management

IF

Aaron Anderson

Flagler

4.00

So.

Accounting / Finance

IF

Dillon Carpenter

Anderson

3.70

Sr.

Business / Marketing

IF

CJ Mackinson

Francis Marion

4.00

Sr.

Management

IF

Jackson Strange

Anderson

3.84

Sr.

Mathematics / Actuarial Science

IF

Austin Treadway

Mars Hill

3.94

So.

Health & Human Performance

OF

Ryan Creps

Limestone

3.92

Sr.

Business Management / Finance

OF

Seth Hunt

Lincoln Memorial

3.84

Sr.

Biology / Pre-Medicine

OF

Danton Hyman

Newberry

3.47

Sr.

Accounting

OF

Tyler Washington

Young Harris

3.90

Sr.

Psychology